Missouri Marriages in the News, 1851-1865. (Vol. #1)
By: Lois Stanley, George F. Wilson, and Maryhelen Wilson, Pub. 1984, reprinted 2017, 94 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-439-5.
This book contains 1,400 marriages reported from all over the state; about 300 were outside of Missouri, some as close as Illinois and Kansas, others as far away as California. They include a number of odd, interesting and very human sidelights.